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At bigdog we understand the importance of creating a team that works beautifully together. It’s the only way to create ideas the world can’t ignore. From award-winning campaigns for big names to creating the next best thing in digital, we’re all about getting the inspiration flowing and creating stand-out work in the process – not to mention Friday beers and bacon butties.

You’ll find no brief is the same, no client is the same and no office is the same (no joke – there’s a giant bone in Leicester). If you want to work with some of the biggest brands in the UK and a bunch of direct talkers, inventive thinkers and creative idea-makers, then send in your CV.

Experienced Account Handlers wanted

Location - Norwich & London offices 

Contract - Full-time, permanent 

We are looking for Account Managers, Senior Account Managers and Account Directors to join our growing client services team.

If you are interested, email your CV to Christos.karakanna@bigdogagency.com – with CS NL in the subject line.   

Account Manager 

Location - London 

Contract - full-time permanent 

We are looking for an account manager with 2-3 years of experience to join our Client Service team. 

Skills and experience we are looking for include:

  • Digital campaign management
  • eCRM knowledge
  • Retail & B2C sector experience
  • Excellent communication
  • Ability to self-manage
  • Some print knowledge

Interested parties should send their CV to recruitmenteast@bigdogagency.com with LIVE AM LON in the subject line please. 

Proofreader 

Location - Norwich

Contract - permanent, hours negotiable 

We are looking for an experienced proofreader to join our busy Norwich office. 

Essential skills include:

  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to work with multiple brand style guides
  • Competence in using email, web browsers, Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office 
  • Capable of marking up on hard copies, PDFs and Word documents
  • Ability to work with other proofreading software
  • Knowledge of BSI proof correction marks

Interested parties should send their CV to recruitmenteast@bigdogagency.com with LIVE PR NCH in the subject line please

Creative Director

Location - Norwich

Contract - full-time permanent

Key purpose of this role is to lead the day to day creative and strategic output of the Norwich based creative team. You must have a passion to inspire great ideas. 

Essential Experience:

  • Proven experience as a Creative Director or in a similar creative role
  • Hands-on experience in creative process, graphic design, marketing and brand development
  • Excellent working knowledge of software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  • Outstanding leadership and organisation skills
  • Exemplary interpersonal and analytical abilities
  • Experience in managing a team.  

Interested parties should send their CV and portfolio to recruitmenteast@bigdogagency.com with LIVE CD NCH in the subject line please.

 

Senior Account Planner

Location - Leicester/Birmingham

Contract - This role can be permanent, long-term temporary or freelance.

Essential Experience:

  • Minimum of three years’ experience of integrated multi-channel planning in an agency environment
  • Comfortable working across the communications planning discipline, from brand strategy through to campaign planning, digital and offline


Essential skills:

  • Able to interrogate and interpret client marketing and communications briefs 
  • To take the lead in developing robust and coherent communications strategies to meet client objectives
  • The ability to source and apply market, audience and channel insights to integrated communications plans
  • Play a key role in positioning, proposition development and messaging hierarchies
  • Able to wrote compelling creative briefs and support the creative development process
  • Confident, articulate and persuasive, both verbally and written
  • A good presenter, with strong communications skill, excellent client skills, and passionate about the creative product
  • Strong team player, capable of working alongside senior team members across client services, creative and client
  • Flexible, self-motivated and hardworking, with a pragmatic view of communications, capable of working quickly and accurately
  • High levels of proactivity, quality control and personal curiosity
  • Full driving license, own car, and a flexible attitude to travel
  • Fully conversant across the entire Microsoft Office Suite

Interested parties should send their CV and portfolio to recruitmentwest@bigdogagency.com with LIVE SAP in the subject line please.

 

Account Executive

Location – Leicester

Essential skills:

  • A relevant degree or a demonstration that marketing is your passion
  • A minimum of 6 month’s AE experience or a demonstration of an understanding of agency life i.e. a placement
  • Passionate about the opportunity to work in a busy advertising agency, and excited about the challenges this brings
  • Positive, proactive, can-do attitude
  • Strong organisation and time management
  • Ability to multi-task whilst working to deadlines, and maintaining a professional approach
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-motivated, flexible, agile thinker
  • Accurate numerical and analytical skills
  • Competent across the entire Microsoft Office suite
  • Driver’s license

Interested parties should send their CV and portfolio to recruitmentwest@bigdogagency.com with AE 01/17 in the subject line please.

 

Business Development Executive

Location – Leicester or Birmingham

Essential skills and experience:

  • A minimum of 1 year’s telesales experience   OR   1 year’s marketing experience within an agency or client side
  • Must be self-confident, assertive, inquisitive, flexible, determined and diligent
  • An active listener and quick thinker, flexible and opportunistic
  • A self-starter, with good business acumen and good attention to detail

We are looking for someone who can call a variety of people, and relate to them individually. A positive attitude, determination and loads of energy are essential.

When speaking to decision makers, the successful candidate will be the voice of the agency, and show intelligence and a good understanding of the marketing industry and the services we provide. They need to be naturally inquisitive, and a great listener, with strong attention to detail, to ensure we never miss an opportunity.

Interested parties should send their CV and portfolio to recruitmentwest@bigdogagency.com with BDE 01/17 in the subject line please.

 

Freelancer?

We're always on the lookout for those 'free spirited' people who are looking to work with us and get involved with our lovely clients.

If this sounds like you, please email your CV and a cover letter to iwanttofreelance@bigdogagency.com including the subject line FREELANCE INTEREST. We'll do our best to get back to you as soon as possible should the wind blow in the right direction.

 

Can’t see the right role for you?

No problem. We accept speculative CVs directly from candidates and we’ll contact you if we have a suitable vacancy in the future.

To work in our Leicester or Birmingham offices, please email your CV/portfolio.

To work in our Norwich or London offices, please email your CV/portfolio.

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